Pteraclis carolinus Valenciennes, 1833
photo by Carvalho Filho, A.

Family:  Bramidae (Pomfrets)
Max. size:  50 cm SL (male/unsexed)
Environment:  pelagic-oceanic; marine; depth range - 400 m
Distribution:  Atlantic Ocean: Sargasso Sea; also off Madeira and the African coast between 20°N and 25°N.
Biology:  Occurs offshore in warm mesopelagic waters (Ref. 6697).
IUCN Red List Status: Not Evaluated (N.E.) Ref. (130435)
Threat to humans:  harmless

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